CARH Announces 2014 Annual Meeting Agenda; Registration & Hotel Reservation Deadlines

CARH'S BROADCAST E-MAIL –
Annual Meeting Update

May 7, 2014

1) CARH Announces 2014 Annual Meeting & Legislative Conference Agenda

CARH is pleased to announce the full agenda for the 2014 Annual Meeting & Legislative Conference, which will be held from June 8-10 at the Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City in Arlington, Virginia. Click here for a copy of the 2014 Annual Meeting Brochure which contains the full agenda, a list of featured speakers and the registration form. You can also visit the CARH website, http://www.carh.org/, to download the brochure.

As always, during the Annual Meeting, attendees will receive the most up-to-date regulatory and legislative news impacting the affordable rural housing industry. CARH has allotted time for attendees to meet with officials from key agencies and organizations, as well as time to meet with individual Members of Congress to discuss the vital issues impacting the industry. Ensuring that there is adequate funding for all affordable housing programs will be a priority on CARH's legislative agenda.

Educational sessions will also be featured during the meeting. As you will see in the brochure, sessions include:

*View from the Regulators
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View from Capitol Hill
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News on the Tax Credit Front
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Housing Outlook
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Through the Looking Glass – The Future of Accessibility: Regulations, Policy and Trends
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Section 538 Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Loan Program – Tales from the Rural Roads of America
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Overview and Updates of Portfolio Management Issues
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Housing Finance Reform and Rural Housing
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CNAs, Underwriting and Preservation
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Providing Housing for Veterans
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HUD Multifamily Policy Priorities: HUD Retools

Additionally, CARH's standing committees will meet. The committee chairs want to hear from you! If you are interested in placing a particular issue on the agenda for any of the following committee meetings, e-mail your suggestion to carh@carh.org.

*Education and Best Practices Committees (joint session)
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State Affiliated Association Committee
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Development and Owner Committee (joint session)
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Management Committee

Following the committee meetings, CARH's Board of Directors will hold their meeting, at which the 2014-2015 Executive Officers and Directors will begin their terms.

Also during the meeting, the following special events will be held:

*Opening Luncheon: CARH's Washington Headline News
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Opening Reception at the Nationals Baseball Park in Washington, DC
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Congressional Luncheon
*Networking Reception & 17th Annual Live and Silent Auction
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Awards Breakfast (CARH's Scholarship Foundation will present their 2014 Scholarship recipients and Rural Development will present their National Site Managers of the Year)
*Industry Trade Show with Exhibitors

2) Hotel Reservation Deadline May 14th – Early Discounted Registration Deadline May 16th

In order to receive CARH's special group rate of $249 per night (single or double occupancy) at the Ritz Carlton Pentagon City, attendees must make their reservations with the hotel no later than Wednesday, May 14, 2014. Strong attendance is expected at the meeting, so make your reservations as soon as possible. Call the hotel directly at 703-415-5000 and identify yourself as a CARH meeting attendee.

In addition, register now to take advantage of discounted registration rates! Simply complete the registration form and send payment to the CARH national office by close of business May 16, 2014. Registration rates go up May 17, so make sure you submit your form today! Click here to download the registration form. The form can also be found in the Annual Meeting Brochure as well as online at http://www.carh.org/.

Please feel free to pass this e-mail to other colleagues who may be interested in attending CARH's 2014 Annual Meeting & Legislative Conference. We hope to see you in June! If you have any questions, please contact the CARH national office at 703-837-9001 or carh@carh.org.

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